Around Christmas time you really do just need to enjoy a bit of a treat and the odd overindulgence. Its practically mandatory, what with chocolate, cheese, wine and roast dinners aplenty. However after 2 Christmas dinners at D and my respective parents houses and our usual boxing day mini buffet my stomach was feeling pretty tired of rich food. I needed a break from overindulgent … Continue reading Easy ramen for tired stomachs
I’m all for winter warmer type recipes but I dont believe they always have to be overly stodgy. There’s something wonderful and cosy about baked eggs and they’re certainly very popular in this household! We tend to have these for our tea (dinner if you’re fancy) but they also work as a breakfast or a brunch (if you’re instagram fabulous). Anyway, there’s not much more … Continue reading Baked eggs with spinach and chorizo
It is often said that necessity is the mother of invention and lately this has been true of my weeknight cooking. Being busy at work means I’m constantly on my feet in the lab which means I’m coming home more tired than usual. Its easy under these circumstances to shove something in the oven (or even give into the temptations of the excellent chip shop … Continue reading Mini Frittatas
So I think I have already professed my love of a decent tuna steak? Well I was feeling pretty fancy the other day and decided to make a Nicoise style salad with tuna steak and hard boiled egg. As a bit of a background information on me and my family; Monday night is the night when my family used to have salad for tea and … Continue reading Tuna steak Nicoise style salad
This is a question I was pondering all day prior to cooking this dish. I didn’t get a definitive answer on this one. My boyfriend (J) said it was the presence of potatoes, a work friend said it was the egg to ingredient ratio and the chef boyfriend of my housemate said that frittata was served at room temperature while omelette was hot. Either way … Continue reading When is an omelette a frittata?